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Rainbow Trout from Convict Lake, Calif. 
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Oct. 21

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report as of October 21 BISHOP CREEK AREA, CALIF: Rick and Patti Apted – Lake Sabrina Boat Landing (760-873-7425) (www.lakesabrinaboatlanding.com) reports: Lake Sabrina Boat Landing is...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Oct. 14

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of October 14 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: As of Oct. 13, Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as...

9-pound, 11-ounce Catch of the Week at Convict Lake, Calif.  
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Lodge.

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Oct. 8

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of October 07 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: As of Oct. 06, Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Sept. 30

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report as of September 30 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their reports have...

A happy youngster with his 7-pound, 8-ounce Rainbow Trout 
caught at Convict Lake, Calif.  
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Sept. 23

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing report as of September 23 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their reports have...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Sept. 16

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report  As of September 16    EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE:  Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not  included as their reports have not been updated since June 04.    ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF:  Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530-365-7500)  (www.shastacascade.com) reports:  Bass fishing has been slow, they are dropping the water and they do not like it.   -Courtesy of Western Outdoor News    ANGEL LAKE, ELKO COUNTY, NEV:  The Nevada Department of Wildlife (www.ndow.org) reports:  Fishing continues to be good here for both bait and fly anglers alike, though the  tiger trout seem to prefer small spinners or flies.   For bait anglers, worms seem to do a bit better than Power Bait on Angel Lake  trout. Fish them about four feet under a bobber. During the heat of the day, use a  slip sinker and fish from the bottom with either an inflated worm or Power Bait,  both of which will float up from the bottom.   Small spinners work well, and the tiger trout will also take very small minnow  imitation lures.   A fly selection should include small wooly and crystal buggers, prince nymphs, PT  nymphs, soft hackle nymphs, hares ears and just about anything with peacock herl ...

Dennis Nolan of Dayton, Nevada at Virginia Lakes, Calif. 
Photo courtesy of the Virginia Lakes Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Sept. 9

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of September 09 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their most...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Sept. 3

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of September 02 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their most...

Looking at Elephant Back Mt. from Caples Lake.  
Photo by Elaine Quilici

California Free Fishing Day Sept. 5

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times The second Free Fishing Day in 2015 in California will be September 5. The first was way back on Saturday, July 4. On September 5,...

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Ash To Kings Trail To Open In Carson City

by Teri Vance, NevadaPhotoSource.com The 7-mile trail connecting Ash and Kings canyons in the hills east of Carson City will officially open this weekend with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. “It’s very exciting,” said...

A happy family, who fished at Convict Lake, Calif. 
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Aug. 26

by Don Quilici Fishing Report As of August 26 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their most current reports are dated June 04....

A 9-pound, 6-ounce Rainbow Trout from Convict Lake.  
It is the largest fish caught there in several years.  
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Aug. 20

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of August 19 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their most...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Aug. 12

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of August 12 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their most...

King Salmon from the Sacramento River. 
Photo courtesy of www.sacriverguide.com

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: Aug. 5

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of August 05 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: As of Aug 04, Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not...

Eight pound Rainbow Trout from Convict Lake. Calif. 
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: July 29

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of July 29 EDITOR’S SPECIAL NOTE: Nevada Department of Wildlife fishing reports for Western Nevada waters are not included as their most...

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office To Host Hunter Safety Course Aug. 22

Courtesy of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a hunter safety class on the following date: Saturday, August 22, 2015 Class is from 8:00...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: July 22

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of July 22 ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF: Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530-365-7500) (www.shastacascade.com) reports: Recent thunderstorms slowed the fishing, but it should pick...

A 7-pound, 6-ounce Rainbow Trout from Convict Lake, Calif. 
Photo courtesy of the Convict Lake Resort

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: July 15

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of July 15 ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF: Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530-365-7500) (www.shastacascade.com) reports: The trout have moved deeper and the bite is...

Dan Kaffer of Minden, NV with a 5 pound 8 ounce Rainbow 
caught with a nightcrawler at Convict Lake, CA.

Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: July 10

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times Fishing Report As of July 08 ALMANOR LAKE, CALIF: Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association (530-365-7500) (www.shastacascade.com) reports: Surface temp reaching 65.5 degrees by mid-day and water...

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Don Q’s Fishing Report For Northern Nevada & Beyond: June 19

by Don Quilici, Special to the Carson Valley Times FISHING REPORT As of June 17 BISHOP CREEK AREA, CALIF: Rick and Patti Apted – Lake Sabrina Boat Landing (760-873-7425) (www.lakesabrinaboatlanding.com) reports: Lake Sabrina Boat...